Businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors in England could be eligible for one-off grants of up to £6,000 per premises. To qualify you must: be a solvent business be liable to pay business rates have been trading on 30 December 2021 have an eligible business...

We are delighted to announce the launch of the NN Future Retail Programme. This is delivered for North Northamptonshire Council by Building Business and fully funded through the HM Government Welcome Back Fund. The package includes a bespoke mixture of support with 1-2-1s, workshops and masterclasses for...

We are delighted to read in the Northamptonshire Telegraph of the high number of new start-up businesses in Kettering.  Northamptonshire has a great reputation for being an excellent place to start a new business.  There is a huge range of support for anyone considering starting a business...

We are delighted to be able to announce the launch of the SEMLEP Intensive Business Support programme. This programme is open to businesses across North Northants, and includes the option for businesses to seek a grant of £1,000 to £3,000 alongside three in depth sessions with...

The Business & IP Centre’s Start-up Day is back for 2021, during Global Entrepreneurship Week, with involvement from over 30 libraries around the UK and over 50+ speakers. Join us online for a day of free talks and practical advice sessions designed to get your business...

According to the British Business Bank, record levels of smaller businesses sought external financial support in 2020 There are useful insights and intelligence for small business owners. Check out the information and download the report from the British Business Bank  https://www.british-business-bank.co.uk/research/small-business-finance-markets-report-2021/?dm_i=45HG,15Z3W,70IL9E,5CKD1,1    ...

Low Carbon Workspaces is an ERDF-funded grant programme that helps SMEs identify opportunities to reduce energy usage, and provides grants of up to £5,000 to help pay for the installation of energy efficiency upgrades. Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are now available to SMEs...

Details of the North Northamptonshire Council Discretionary Recovery and Innovation Grant are available. The discretionary recovery and innovation grant is a one-off grant aimed to: Support local independent businesses impacted by COVID-19 Support plans which enable businesses to build back stronger Give a boost to measures...